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Musician

Job Overview

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Army National Guard
  • Entry Level

As a Musician, you’ll uphold a time-honored tradition of entertaining our Soldiers, performing in a variety of ensembles, and serving as a musical ambassador of our nation. A musician in the Army is an opportunity to work for the largest employer of musicians in the world. Whether it's a ceremonial performance or a concert to boost the morale of Soldiers, U.S. Army Bands members have the opportunity to serve their country while making music. In order to qualify for this honor, you must demonstrate a high level of proficiency and versatility on your instrument and pass auditions.

Skills You’ll Learn

  • Instrumental Technique
  • Stage performance
  • Music Theory

Requirements

  • You must pass 1 or more auditions
  • 10 weeks of Basic Training
  • 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training

Certifications

  • 21 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available